Buffalo for the Broken Heart Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch by Dan O"Brien

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Number of Pages272
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ISBN 100375503250
ISBN 109780375503252
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Buffalo for the Broken Heart is a memoir based on author Dan O’Brien’s decision to switch his South Dakota farm from primarily cattle stock to buffalo. As an environmentalist and a farmer O’Brien has always been concerned about the devastating impact that cattle and wheat farming have had on /5.

May 11,  · His engaging book, Buffalo for the Broken Heart, details both the rebirth of his ranch as well as himself. "Desperate to rediscover purpose" in his life and disillusioned with working like a serf for the bank while supporting cows--those lumbering, small-brained icons of the plains that O'Brien describes as "a sort of reverse beast of burden/5().

Buffalo for the Broken Heart is at once a tender account of the buffaloes’ first seasons on the ranch and an engaging lesson in wildlife ecology.

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About the Book For Buffalo for the Broken Heart book years Dan O’Brien struggled to make ends meet on his cattle ranch in South Dakota. But when a neighbor invited him to lend a hand at the annual buffalo roundup, O’Brien was inspired to convert his own ranch, the Broken Heart, to buffalo.

Buffalo for the Broken Heart is at once a tender account of the buffaloes’ first seasons on the ranch and an engaging lesson in wildlife ecology.

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For twenty years Dan O’Brien struggled to make ends meet on his cattle ranch in South Dakota. But when a neighbor invited him to lend a hand at the annual buffalo roundup, O’Brien was inspired to convert his own ranch, the Broken Heart, to buffalo.

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Aug 27,  · Buffalo for the Broken Heart, Dan O’Brien. New York, Random House, Summary: Part memoir, part nature-writing, this book describes the story of a cattle rancher who hits bottom, and makes the transition to herding buffalo for economic and ecological reasons.

KIRKUS REVIEW. A literate memoir from out where the buffalo roam. Novelist and nature writer O’Brien (The Contract Surgeon,etc.), who led a difficult enough life trying to raise cattle in the hills of southwestern South Dakota, found himself confronting still more troubles a few years back: his wife left him to pursue a medical career out Author: Dan O’Brien.

But when a neighbor invited him to lend a hand at the annual buffalo roundup, O’Brien was inspired to convert his own ranch, the Broken Heart, to buffalo.

Starting with thirteen calves, “short-necked, golden balls of wool,” O’Brien embarked on a journey that returned buffalo to his land for the first time in more than a century and a half. Buffalo for the Broken Heart Restoring Life to A Black Hills Ranch (Book): O'Brien, Dan, For twenty years, Dan O'Brien battled drought, overgrazed pastures, and falling cattle prices as he fought to maintain his cattle ranch, the Broken Heart, nestled at the foot of South Dakota's Black Hills.

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Oct 08,  · In his latest book, "Buffalo for the Broken Heart," Dan O'Brien lets the reader accompany him as he switches from raising cattle to raising buffalo. In spite of worrying about how to pay for the stock, getting along with neighbors, the weather and other trials, O'Brien radiates confidence/5(10).

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"Desperate to rediscover purpose" in his life and disillusioned with working like a serf for the bank while supporting cows--those lumbering, small-brained icons of the plains that O'Brien describes as "a sort of reverse beast of burden.

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Dan O'Brien was born in Findlay, Ohio on November 23, He attended Findlay High School and graduated in He went to Michigan Technological University to play football and graduated with a BS degree in Math and Business from Findlay College in where he was the chairman of the first campus Earth hamptonsbeachouse.com: Daniel Hosler O'Brien, November 23.

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